Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An annual award for outstanding achievement in the theater.

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  • proper n. A short form of Anthony, also used as a formal male given name.
  • proper n. Any of the statuettes awarded by the American Theatre Wing.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

After Tony, nickname of Antoinette Perry.

Examples

  • TONY: Well, to be totally honest with you, I really prefer to be called Tony.

    "We, in former times, constantly made jokes about different races."

  • PEGGY CAMPOLO, WIFE OF TONY CAMPOLO: I don't see anything in the bible that supports what Tony says, and I feel that marriage is very important to intimacy and being fulfilled as a person for a lot of people.

    CNN Transcript Dec 18, 2006

  • I dont think TOny would be involved … and I think Monster has been planning this for a long time and I doubt she would trust Tony enuff to involve him she really had no one to trust with this … cus everyone adored and loved Caylee.

    Blogger News Network

  • TONY TO SACTO WHAT PAC IS TO P.I. When he was champion, Tony was by far the hottest sports franchise in the California state capitol city of Sacramento.

    Doghouse Boxing News

  • SB: I suppose some in the GOP prefer a guy who openly thinks voters are idiots and is as crooked as they come as ... bye bye tony: If it turns out to be Tony and Greg against Vinnie and Will, I think Vinnie and Will are going to win ....

    Politics on the Hudson

  • TONY POTTS, "ACCESS HOLLYWOOD": Hi, A.J. HAMMER: Nice to see you, Tony.

    CNN Transcript Mar 20, 2007

  • Tony Tony Chopper: A Pirate Reindeer Figurine That Will Pilfer Your Heart

    Tony Scott to Remake ‘The Warriors’ » Fanboy.com

  • TONY PROUDFOOT: Former CFL Allstar and Alouettes 1st Round Draft Pick, Tony blogs on every Alouettes Game Day and the Morning After at cjad. com.

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  • TONY ABBOTT, HEALTH MINISTER (archive footage): Not to put too fine a point on it, shit happens, Tony.

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  • Mr. Alamo was born Bernie Hoffman but took the name Tony Alamo when he entered show business as a young man.

    Ex-Followers Pursue Assets of Preacher's Murky Empire

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